Field of wheat underneath a blue sky.

19 Sep 2022    By Patricia Saldana - OLLI at UNL

OLLI at UNL fall symposium to focus global food security

OLLI at UNL, and the Winter Lecture Series of the Unitarian Church of Lincoln will hold its 2022 fall symposium “Global Food Security: Political, Economic and Climate Challenges,” on Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in-person at the Nebraska East Union, Great Plains Room, and live stream on Zoom.

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Jiujiu Yu smiles for a photo in a greenhouse near potted garlic chives.

08 Sep 2022    By Dan Moser - Research and Economic Development

Husker research focuses on how garlic chives fight inflammation

University of Nebraska–Lincoln scientists are studying how nanoparticles found in garlic chives curb inflammation that contributes to many obesity-related diseases.

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06 Sep 2022    

Lincoln premiere of ‘The Bell Affair' is Sept. 21 at the Ross

A new animated feature film from Husker scholars Michael Burton, Kwakiutl Dreher and William G. Thomas will premiere locally on Sept. 21, 7 p.m. at Nebraska’s Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

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06 Sep 2022    

Office of Diversity and Inclusion appoints Kantamneni

Neeta Kantamneni, Alan T. Seagren Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Sciences, has been named director of faculty engagement and well-being by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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02 Sep 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Grand Challenges research effort leverages STEM to inspire climate action

With funding from a UNL Grand Challenges Planning Grant. Researchers are developing a learning camp curriculum that explores insects’ environmental resilience to inspire children to take action on climate change.

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31 Aug 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Grand Challenges research effort aims to prevent sexual violence among Indigenous youth

Funded by a $3.2 million UNL Grand Challenges Catalyst Award, Nebraska researcher Katie Edwards is leading a four-year project to establish an Indigenous-led sexual violence prevention center on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

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30 Aug 2022    

CEHS researchers earn Grand Challenges grants

Innovative research led by Katie Edwards and aimed at preventing sexual violence among indigenous youth has earned funding through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s first Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition.

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26 Aug 2022    

Rachel Schachter named Reading Center director

Rachel Schachter, associate professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been named director of the Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center.

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26 Aug 2022    

Visit the newly refreshed Couple and Family Clinic on Sept. 9

Faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to visit the newly refreshed Couple and Family Clinic during an open house Sept. 9 from 2 – 5 p.m.

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23 Aug 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

NAECR selects 2022-23 Policy Fellows

Six faculty members have been selected to serve as 2022-23 NAECR Policy Fellows.

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